Vedanta Q4 Results: Net Profit Tanks 57 Per Cent To Rs 3,132 Crore, Revenue Dips 5 Per Cent

Vedanta Ltd on Friday logged 57 per cent drop in March quarter (This autumn) internet revenue on weak spot in aluminium enterprise and write-offs. The corporate’s consolidated internet revenue of Rs 3,132 crore in January-March is in contrast with Rs 7,261 crore internet incomes in the identical interval a 12 months again, in keeping with a inventory change submitting by the corporate.

On a sequential foundation, internet revenue was up 1 per cent from Rs 3,092 crore in October-December. Income declined 5 per cent to Rs 37,225 crore within the fourth quarter of 2022-23 (April 2022 to March 2023) fiscal 12 months from Rs 39,342 crore a 12 months again.

A dip in commodity costs led to earnings throughout Vedanta’s enterprise, from zinc to iron ore, oil and gasoline, copper and aluminium, decline. Pre-tax earnings from aluminium enterprise fell 57.5 per cent. Additionally, the agency booked an distinctive lack of Rs 1,336 crore totally on account of impairment within the oil and gasoline enterprise and cost of windfall tax on oil produced from Rajasthan block.

Vedanta Chief Govt Officer (CEO) Sunil Duggal stated, “We’ve delivered the highest-ever free money circulation (pre-capex) of Rs 28,068 crore, enabling us to reinvest for enterprise progress and supply our valued shareholders with enticing dividends. We finalised 1,868 Mw renewable energy supply agreements, which brings us one step nearer in direction of turning into carbon impartial by 2050 or sooner.”

The corporate stated its board of administrators has authorized reappointment of Navin Agarwal and Priya Agarwal as administrators for 5 years. Whereas Navin is brother of founder and chairman Anil Agarwal, Priya is daughter of Anil.

The board additionally authorized a $296 million capex for exploration of oil and gasoline.

Vedanta reported gross debt rising to Rs 66,182 crore on the finish of March from Rs 51,109 crore a 12 months again and Rs 61,550 crore at finish of December 2022. After contemplating money in hand, internet debt was Rs 45,260 crore as on March 31, 2023, greater than double of Rs 20,979 crore internet debt a 12 months again. This primarily resulted from increased borrowings and money in hand depleting to Rs 20,922 crore from Rs 32,130 crore as on March 31, 2022. 

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